Monthly Archives: November 2015

An inconvenient truth

Let me be clear – the actions of Robert Lewis Dear in shooting up a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs on Friday were reprehensible.  Murder is wrong, and he should be punished to the absolute fullest extent of the … Continue reading

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Wrong donkey

Advent 1 – St. Luke 19:28-40 A donkey bearing its load approaches the holy city.  It has been a long journey for this simple beast of burden as it is not used to carrying such a cargo.  It fondly remembers … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sermon

St. Luke 17:11-19 Ten lepers are healed.  Nine go to make the appropriate sacrifice as required by the law.  One returns to Jesus to give thanks to Him for the healing he has received. You would therefore expect a rather … Continue reading

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The world didn’t end; now what?

Last Sunday of the Church Year – Jude 20-25 You may remember that last Sunday, I said very much tongue in cheek that the world would end that night at 7PM. As you may have noticed, the world did not … Continue reading

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5 last days and counting

Pentecost 25 – St. Mark 13:1-13 If I told you the world is going to end, would you believe me? I am going to assume your answer is yes; and I can make that assumption for one reason: it is … Continue reading

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The widow’s mite

24th Sunday after Pentecost – St. Mark 12:38-44 I imagine that when you opened your bulletin this morning and saw that the sermon text for today was the Gospel lesson, and that the theme was The widow’s mite, you probably … Continue reading

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November newsletter

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas November, 2015 One of the things I hear quite frequently from various people is that they read the Scriptures faithfully, yet they never seem to be able to retain anything … Continue reading

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